Electrical Engineering Degree Apprentice - Degree (Level 6)

MBDA UK Limited (Employer)

University of Hertfordshire (Training Provider)

Annual wage £14,500.00
37.0 hours per week Your contract will require you to work for 37 hours per week Monday - Friday with a flexible working scheme.
4 years (duration)
6 September 2021(start date)
2 positions available
29 January 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Our Electrical Engineering scheme is a four year programme and a fantastic opportunity for you to join an organisation that has developed some of the leading Business Apprentices in the UK.


What will the apprentice be doing?

As an Electrical Engineering Apprentice you will learn about PCB design and test equipment as well as get an insight into materials and electronic packaging.

You will complete rotational placements around the business in environments where you will learn how electrical engineering is applied and you will also have the opportunity to complete an external placement with a contractor or supplier.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

On this 4 year programme you will study towards an Electrical Engineering degree at Hertfordshire University on day release for a minimum of one day per week, which will be funded by MBDA. Your on the job training will be within the Electrical Engineering department for the remainder of the week.  .

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Through regular one to ones, development plans and the use of Mentors, you will have the opportunity to shape your career within the organisation. We have many senior members in the organisation that started life as an MBDA apprentice.

Reality Check

Please note that in order to apply for MBDA UK opportunities you will need to be eligible for SC (Secret Level) UK Security Clearance.

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential
A Level or equivalent Dependent on role (Grade See MBDA website) Essential
BTEC or equivalent dependent on role (Grade See MBDA website) Essential
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About the employer

MBDA, a world leader in missiles and missile systems, is a multinational group with 10,000 employees at industrial facilities in France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Germany, Spain and the United States. MBDA has three major aeronautical and defence shareholders - BAE Systems (37.5%), EADS (37.5%) and Finmeccanica (25%), and is the first truly integrated European defence company. In 2011, the Group recorded a turnover of €3 billion, produced about 3,000 missiles and achieved an order book of €10.5 billion. New orders came to €2.6 billion. MBDA works with over 90 armed forces worldwide.

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